A network deployment provides the administrator with a central management facility and it ensures that users have constant access to data. It balances the workload between servers, improves server performance, and facilitates the maintenance of performance when the number of users increases. The added reliability also requires a larger number of systems and the experienced administrative personnel who can manage them.
There are two deployment options for IBM
Docs: standard deployment and large deployment.
Standard deploymentParent topic: Planning
The standard deployment option is the simplest deployment but has limited flexibility and does not allow individual applications to be scaled up.
Use large deployment option to maximize the use of available hardware and system resources to suit your needs.